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Dalina® Grande Castillo Dahlia

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  • Light Requirement is Full Sun
  • Height 15-18 Inches
  • Width 12-18 Inches
  • Use as a filler when using in containers
  • Wine red colored flowers!

Long considered old-fashion, dahlias are enjoying a resurgence of popularity among gardeners, prized especially as cut flowers. Dalina Grande Castillo’s wine red color looks great when planted as filler in a container. Cluster three to five plants amid perennials to enhance the blooming season in the landscape for. Dalina Grande Castillo joins more than 20 other colors in the Dalina Grande family.

Butterflies regularly visit dahlias. This upright dahlia grows many flowering stems from the base of the plant. At 12 to 18 inches tall and wide and with a spring through summer blooming habit, the flowers can be cut for indoor enjoyment. The University of Wisconsin named Dalina Grande Castillo Dahlia a top performer.

Dalina Grande Castillo Dahlia Care

Grow this dahlia in areas with direct sunlight, but avoid blaring hot west or south exposure, which may cause the flowers to fade. Dahlias do well with full eastern exposure. It has average water needs, so water when the top inch of soil feels dry. Don’t over water because it may cause the plant to rot.

Deadhead (remove spent flowers) Dalina Grande Castillo Dahlia to keep it blooming. Dahlias are a tender plant and after a killing frost, its tubers can be dug, dried, stored for winter and replanted in pots indoors for transplanting outdoors. Or plant them directly outdoors in late spring.

Dalina Grande Castillo Dahlia Spacing

In an average 12- to 14-inch container, plant one or two Dalina Grande Castillo Dahlia. Or mix it with other summer annuals. In the ground, plant about 12 to 18 inches apart. Grow as a summer hedge or border.

Dalina® Grande Castillo Dahlia Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
Flower Color(s): Red
Bloom Period: Planting To Frost
Foliage Color(s) Green
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 15-18 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Spacing: 12-18 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Attracts: Butterflies
Container Role: Filler
Use Types: Container, Landscape
Features: Cut Flower, Pollinator Attractor
Maintenance: Moderate
Scientific Name: Dahlia hybrid 'Grande Castillo' USPPAF
Common Name: Dalina® Grande Castillo Dahlia
Other Name(s):
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Selections

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Dalina® Grande Castillo Dahlia Show Reviews

  • 5
    Vibrant Color

    Posted by Sherry A on Nov 16th 2021

    Dahlia has been always my favorite. It's easy to care for and the colors are always vibrant. I'm really happy with my purchase and would recommend it to anyone that wants a good flowering plant for their garden!